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Nov 13, 2012 9:00pm CST
awarded $850,000 in her civil case against the city of chicago and the ex cop and the aba take in 2007 a security camera caught a drunk off-duty abata beating carolina and she worked. it also found the city of chicago fostered a code of silence within the c p d to keep incidents like this quiet. we proved a code of silence at every level of the chicago police department from the patrolmen that walked in the door into the 25th district, into the superintendent's office into i e t rate up to the desk of dick kirby yes we proved it was within the chicago police department. his attorney tonight disappointed in the verdict. i think there is a certain sense that he made this mistake for the world to see and he is going to live watching it over and over again. while attorneys for the city would not comment on camera the city did release the statement reading in part: the only way you're going to see change in the chicago police department is if the mayor dick takesdictates it, no comment from the mayor's office tonight. the city is also on the hook for her attorneys' fees which rate now
CW
Nov 15, 2012 9:00pm CST
year at city council his budget passed 46-3 and they did not need aldermen sandy jackson's vote. it's a budget that i think fundamentally balances our budget but it does it by not raising property taxes, not raising sales tax not raising the energy tax. 9 million more would be invested in early childhood education after-school programs and jobs children's eye exams and programs to address domestic violence. her husband congressman jesse jackson is still absent from congress as a cloud of federal investigation surrounds them. missing another city council meeting that makes two in a row for this month alone. impatient politicians appear to want the congressman to come forward with the truth about his campaign finances for the sake of the second district. if it's beyond a health issue its and urgency and necessity for the congressman to come to terms with the fact that he has to make a decision very very soon. out of respect for his constituents. as city hall sympathy seemed to lie with sandy jackson as the alderman wife and mother who is keeping everything at tied both professiona
CW
Nov 11, 2012 9:00pm CST
everyoneto everyone >> tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of a chicago landmark, the rmarina city towers. but first residents moved in on november 12, 1962. at the time the towers were the tallest residential buildings in the world 65 stories high. the became recognizable worldwide for their unique corncob design. tomorrow night searchlights will be set up beside the towers to mark the anniversary >> some historians call him the most famous man in america just before the civil war started. so why is elmer ellsworth not a household name? the story of an american hero from illinois is next >> and later some familiar faces step away from the anchor desk and on to the stage for a good cause.. break ♪ ♪ ♪ pop goes the world ♪ ♪ it goes something like this ♪ [ female announcer ] pop in a whole new kind of clean with new tide pods... just one removes more stains than the 6 next leading pacs combined. pop in. stand out. people really love snapshot from progressive but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was savi
CW
Nov 7, 2012 9:00pm CST
they gathered near the president's home on the south side before the first family left the city to get back to washington. the president reached out to party leaders on both sides of the aisle to get a jumpstart on the tough work coming up. meanwhile, the enthusiasm at the hyde park neighborhood is much different today than four years ago supporters are happy and relieved that he won reelection and at the same time they say they expect better results during his second term in celebration of another win for the famous neighbor free breakfast this morning at the diner one of barack obama's favorite hyde park restaurants but as supporters enjoy the victory day expressed immediate concern the president won't get much done with the republican controlled house of representatives. about 100 enthusiastic supporters cheered and chanted hoping the president might come out and shake some hands they had to settle for a quick wave as his motorcade passed by at about 130 those we spoke with say they're happy one and are hopeful that his second term will be more productive. we will give him a lit
CW
Nov 10, 2012 9:30pm CST
helps lay the wreath in front of chicago's vietnam veterans memorial while announcing a new city program aimed at helping today's returning veterans. with a chance to attend a city college, with credit for their service, and a special $1,000 scholarship. >> when you think about how our veterans now are coming home and. issues in which, whether it's health care, employment, housing, it was because of the mistakes we made in the past that we learned our lessons and we will never repeat those mistakes. >> i was a 12, 13 years old in the early 1970's and i saw that the way the veterans were treated, and i see how veterans are properly treated now and i felt it was important to come over here and just pay our respects as well and be able to stand and pay tribute to the men and women who gave so much back then for our country. >> i think it's important that we commemorate the 50th 50th anniversary like we did for world war ii, like we did for -- we did something for world war i and vietnam veterans, we had a rough time, but we overcame a lot. >> also at the ceremony u.s. marine tommy j
CW
Nov 9, 2012 9:00pm CST
extended the city does plan to hold more job fears next year. if you smoke want to buy a firearm or play golf it will cost you more. help for veterans a new organization aimed at helping improve services from illinois service members and if you enjoyed the mild weather today you will love this weekend. smokers get it again as they well know anytime the government needs money this time a dollar more per pack on cigarettes part of the cook county budget overwhelmingly approved today except by one commissioner who smokes. republican and democratic commissioners applauded the passage of a new budget the work of cook county president tony preckwinkle. with commissioner william beaver and the only dissenter of cook county's 2.9 $5 billion budget passes by a 16-1 vote thank you so much for your leadership and working with us to prepare a budget for our government the rest of the budget shortfall close with staff cuts in eliminating vacant positions, less overtime consolidating excess office space and reducing health-care costs, most importantly with a federal waiver on medicaid costs that will
CW
Nov 14, 2012 9:00pm CST
worst record for attendance at city hall cindy jackson claims that she's working through the hard times right now by working for the seventh ward after reports about the fbi investigating her to she says this in an exclusive interview tonight. >> tell us about the federal investigation, which you can share on the record. >> there's nothing i can share on the record. this is the first time we have heard from mrs. jackson since reports surfaced that she is under federal investigation like her husband. tonight she makes it clear that work is where things are going even though city records show that she has missed more city council meetings than any other aldermen. they're concerned about how they will see and educate their children and how they're going to get employed especially if they're unemployed. this week she says that she is held a meeting with 20 + constituents about the former property. tonight the u.s. 42 road expansion. the room was filled in as the only topic on the table was construction of what she refused to say more about any plea deal are possible indictment and her
CW
Nov 8, 2012 9:00pm CST
blaze. johnson had so many friends chicago says goodbye. >> our city is richer, our city is greater. because of herbert johnson. brought us with his presence. >> dying for what you love, i could not be prouder doing what you loved and doing it for the city of chicago. >> he leaves behind siblings his wife and three children. for the grieving family it is a consolation to see the mayor and governor pat quinn yesterday at the wake had thousands of fellow firefighters across the midwest ball here to honor the memory of a great man but despite the tragedy there was almost as much laughter as there were tears people remembering the irrepressible capt. herbert johnson, the man with a quick wit in and great sense of humor, a testament to a man who is a bonafide chicago bureau. >> and thenhero. >> derrick smith was decisively we elected to the illinois a house of representatives tuesday, shortly before that primary he was arrested and accused of taking a $7,000 bribe but he won the race anyway. his colleagues in springfield leader kicked him out this the first time that's happened in more t
CW
Nov 12, 2012 9:00pm CST
also dealing with city hall officials accused of illegally taping phone conversations of local journalists. he's saying it's much ado about nothing he added it's not policy to record interviews. last week he filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city recording any conversation in illinois without the consent of the person involved is a felony. david's betrays admits to that extramarital affair why members of congress are steamed about what they found out and when. tom skilling in the weather center in tonight we have snow flurries in the area you looked out the window our radar is a low this after a 30 degree temperature drop how long will the colder last? there is warmer air on the way we will tell you when it gets here later on the full weather story. o ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the way it moves. the way it cleans. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush movements than manual brushes and even up to 50% more than leading sonic
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